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Man shot and killed in Hillsboro, suspect on the loose

Shooting happens near Hillsboro Police Department parking lot


KOIN 6 NEWS - Hillsboro police are investigating a deadly shooting in a parking lot near their offices. Hillsboro police are investigating a shooting that left one man dead early Sunday.

The man was killed near the parking lot the Hillsboro Police Department shares with a nightclub. It was heard at the station.

The victim is described as an African-American male in his 20s. His name was not immediately known.

The suspect fled the scene. He is described as a Hispanic male, 20 to 25 years of age, wearing a black shirt.

According to the Hillsboro Police Department, officers responded to shots fired at Southeast Baseline Street near Southeast 11th at 2:10 a.m. on Sept. 13. They found a male subject down in the middle of Baseline. He was pronounced deceased at the scene and died as a result of these gunshot wounds.

Police say the suspect fired approximately six rounds from a handgun at the victim. A K-9 searched the area for the suspect without finding him.

The case is being investigated by Hillsboro detectives and the Washington County Major Crimes Team.

KOIN 6 News contributed to this story.